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  • Lerman Elected NCAC Chairman

    Laura E. Lerman was elected chairman of the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission this week. Mrs Lerman succeeds Jennifer Johnston Cebry, an early advocate of the creation of the commission and chairman since its inception ten years ago.

    Mrs Lerman was appointed to the Commission in 2012 and is also president of Newtown Choral Society.

    Mrs Cebry will take the vice-chairman position, replacing Jennifer Rogers, who joined the Commission as an auxiliary member in its early years before joining as a Commissioner.

  • Arts Commission Seeking New, Original Art For 2014 Newtown Arts Festival

    Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is looking for new, original art that illustrates “Newtown Arts & Culture,” with the winning artist receiving $750 and the opportunity to see their work in myriad uses and locations. The winning image will be used to promote the 2014 Newtown Arts Festival and will appear in businesses and public spaces around Newtown and surrounding towns.

    The image will also be printed on T-shirts, posters, and other items that will be available for purchase at next year’s arts festival.